See how we have helped small businesses in our community

SCORE has produced numerous Success Stories. These are businesses that have been tracked over time and have succeeded due largely to SCORE mentor involvement. Let’s develop a mentoring relationship for you and your business and create another Success Story.

Browse through these SCORE mentoring success stories to learn more about the small businesses we've helped. Use the filters below to browse stories by business topic, entrepreneur type, business stage, or industry. Once you've learned how we've helped others, sign up for your mentor today.

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Inspiration & Motivation

Mila's expertise has helped us get more organized, and make sure we are operating a business efficiently and the correct way. She has helped me get my "ducks in a row" and... Read more

Leny Fralicker
Owner/Operator, Elderberry Elixir
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Healthy Dogs are Happy Dogs

Our mentor, Jim, was a tremendous help! He would meet with us weekly (through Zoom) for about an hour. He would give us weekly assignments to complete before our next meeting and... Read more

Kendra Locke
Owner, The K9 Kitchen LLC
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Fieldr

Fieldr is a web-based application that streamlines the connection between Students and Employers. Fieldr is proud to work with a formal advisory board of serial entrepreneurs and... Read more

Connor Firmender (CEO), Natalie Finazzo (COO)
Fieldr, LLC
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Omeza

In 2017, while working with SCORE, Gardner presented to University of South Florida  Sarasota-Manatee's (USFSM) MBA cohort and collaborated with a graduate student group to... Read more

Thomas Gardner & Sarah Kitlowski
CEO & Co-Founder, President & COO, Omeza, LLC
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Sisters for Seniors

Formed in 2014, SFS is a family owned & operated business providing exceptional in-home companion and homemaker services for seniors. Our business would not be the caliber it... Read more

Stacey Kroll and Stephanie Steffens
Owners, Sisters For Seniors
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From Corporate to Startup

I needed some mentorship in marketing and sales. I did not really know where to start. Gary helped me tremendously by breaking down the process into smaller steps. He helped me... Read more

Anne-Sophie Le Bloas
CEO, Ravacan Inc.
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Mentoring Mentors

Ben Fisco has been a continual reminder of the importance of the "bottom line". He offers ideas and suggestions that are within my ability, keeps me focused and accountable, and... Read more

Tricia Beck
Founder, CEO, Beck Leadership
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Overnight Success; 20 years later

Several ways!! He helped me to understand financial reports and financing. How credit works, how to get it, and what to use it for. He gave me confidence to move forward even when... Read more

Tracee Murphy
CEO/Principal Designer, Trade Mark Interiors, Inc.
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Converting One's Passion into a Full Time Job!

I have used multiple SCORE eGuides and articles to help gain a better understanding of what is needed to have a healthy Profit & Loss Statement, as well as establish a clear... Read more

Patricia Burmicky
Founder, PhotoUno Photography School and Patricia Burmicky Photography
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AMK Cleaning Services, LLC

Kosharek was connected with her SCORE mentor, John Hepfler, after learning about SCORE at a Women’s Business Conference in Eau Claire, Wis. “I’ve gotten a lot of key advice from... Read more

Ashley Kosharek
AMK Cleaning Services, LLC

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